Saturday, 20 September 2014

South African Airways to increase flight routes, eyes Mwanza, Mbeya

From IPP Media/The Guardian, Dar es Salaam
By The Guardian Reporter

South African Airways (SAA) has announced plans to increase flight routes and frequency to Tanzanian destinations that will among other things, boost tourism for the country.

Marking its 20 years of operations in Tanzania late last week, Regional General Manager for Africa and Middle East, Aaron Munetsi, announced plans to have flights from Johannesburg to new routes in the country like Mwanza and Mbeya, among others.

Speaking at the celebratory function held in Dar es Salaam where the airline awarded a wide range of stakeholders with certificates of achievement the Regional General Manager said the airline will continue to increase its activities in the country.

“Apart from enhancing tourism between the two nations, the airline has been and will continue to facilitate development of fisheries, agriculture and mining sectors,” he went on to say.

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